What are the physical and behavioral harms of student-to-student bullying on bullies?

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• Have a higher risk of abusing alcohol and other drugs in adolescence and as adults. • Are more likely to get into fights, vandalize property, and drop out of school. • Are more likely to engage in early sexual activity. • Are more likely to have criminal convictions and traffic citations as adults. In one study, 60% of boys who bullied others in middle school had a criminal conviction by age 24. • Are more likely to be abusive toward their romantic partners, spouses or children as adults.